Welcome Joan Glubczynski, New Director of Recreation and Wellness

Fri, July 15, 2016 | POA News, Recreation

A recreation and wellness professional with over 25 years of experience,  Joan Glubczynski recently worked as a health and wellness consultant for Well Guided, her independent consulting business, and Best Doctors, a medical expertise provider. Prior work experience includes seven years as the Senior Director of Health and Wellness at Wal-Mart Stores Inc., Health Promotion and Work-Life Manager at S.C. Johnson & Son Inc. in Racine, Wis., and Health and Fitness Director at the YMCA of Greater Indianapolis.

She has a Bachelor of Science in corporate fitness from Western Illinois University and completed her master’s in sports management from Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis.

Joan lives on lake Windsor with her partner Ricardo and enjoys a variety of outdoor activities like biking, hiking, and paddle boarding with their dogs Scruffy and Pedro.

Glubczynski is one of the founding board members and former Vice President of Girls on the Run of Northwest Arkansas, a not for profit that teaches a curriculum of empowerment and life lessons to young girls with a backdrop of running. She also served on boards for HealthyYou, the National Business Group on Health and is a former director of the Bella Vista POA Board.

She is excited to join the Bella Vista POA team. “Serving the POA in this role will allow me to follow my passion for helping people enjoy their best quality of life and help Bella Vista thrive as a best place to live.”